Job Description

Do you want to work where scientific innovation meets leading-edge technology? Join the platform Product team at Accenture Life Sciences and be part of a group that is working with clients to implement state-of-the-art digital technologies that revolutionize scientific and laboratory processes and help lead to better outcomes for patients.

 

We are currently seeking a talented and highly motivated team member to lead the vision and definition for providing genomic / translational / exploratory clinical data capabilities in our new cloud based research platform being co-developed with Merck & Co. and AWS, and also support project work with Accenture life sciences clients globally.  The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the art of drug discovery, the genomics / NGS / translational informatics technologies and providers of those technologies in the life sciences market, how those technologies are used by researchers and computational scientists, and be responsible for developing and maintaining the roadmap for providing these capabilities in our platform. 

 

We offer a competitive compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.



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Qualifications

 

  • Bachelors' degree in life sciences discipline (Advanced degree preferred)
  • 10+ years life sciences R&D experience as a researcher, consultant, or technology provider working with pharma R&D clients
  • Strong software technology background / experience, particularly in the areas of genomics data, bioinformatics, and analytics software
  • Experience in global life sciences / pharma R&D market
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing and developing teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications
  • Ability to work in a global cross-functional team environment
  • Desire to help change the drug discovery process and improve patient outcomes
  • Ability to travel up to ~30% 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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CT - Hartford,MA - Boston,MA - Cambridge,NJ - Florham Park,NY - New York,PA - Berwyn,PA - Philadelphia

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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